We collect Personal Information through the Application. We define the term "Personal Information" to mean any information that we directly associate with a specific person, or that reasonably can be used to identify a specific person. For example, this includes your name, home address, email address, questionnaire responses, and any other information that we tie to these elements.
We may either collect information when you choose to provide it to us or automatically through your use of the Application.
Information You Provide: We collect Personal Information you provide, for example when you enter the information into form fields in the Application. The following describes the types of information you may provide to us.
As is true of most Applications, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include IP addresses, device type, internet service provider, operating system, date/time stamp and/or clickstream data. We generally only use this data for purposes such as security, fraud detection, and protecting our rights. We may also use the information for analytics purposes to help us monitor the performance of the site and ensure that users do not experience problems with access or functionality. The Application does not gather information about the location of your mobile device.
Additional Uses of Personal Information: In addition to the uses described above, we may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:
As a general rule, we will not share information provided by you or automatically collected by the Application with third parties. However, we will disclose your Personal Information in the following limited circumstances.
Consent: We will disclose your Personal Information when you have provided consent, such as when you add a friend to your profile. Please note that by registering for an account your user name will be visible to other users who search for you. If you provide consent, users will be able to access your profile information, including potentially your ancestry and microbiome information, if you participate in the research study. We are not responsible for the practices of third party users to whom you provide access to your information. Please use careful consideration before sharing information with third parties.
Legal Process, Safety and Terms Enforcement: We will disclose your Personal Information as required by law (such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process), or if we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
Business Transfers: Your Personal Information may be disclosed as part of a corporate reorganization and could be transferred to a third party as one of the business assets in such a transaction. It may also be disclosed in the event of insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice of any change in ownership or uses of Personal Information, as well as any choices you may have regarding Personal Information about you.
You may review your Personal Information through the Application. If you wish to uninstall the Application, you may do so by using the standard uninstall processes on your mobile device. If you uninstall the Application, no new information will be collected. We will continue to store your previously collected individualized data indefinitely unless you advise us to delete it.
You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request that we delete your data and we will respond in a reasonable time.
We do not knowingly collect, solicit data from or market to children under the age of 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she my contact us at email@example.com and we will delete the information in a reasonable time.
If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.